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Compensation Analyst   Hawaiian Electric(9/20/2017)

Provides functional, technical and strategic professional support to meet the compensation objectives of Hawaiian Electric Company, Hawaiian Electric Industries and its subsidiaries.

Essential duties include:

  • Researches, compiles, analyzes and communicates compensation data for management reporting and planning.  Updates and maintains market data.  Conducts and participates in compensation surveys, analyzes results and provides recommendations in line with overall company strategic goals.
  • Provides guidance for effective design of organizations and positions in line with corporate strategy and goals.  Analyzes position requirements, evaluates position responsibilities, reviews job descriptions and recommends role/market rate assignments.
  • Maintains historical compensation information.  Analyzes, measures and reports data to management.  Recommends strategies to support company goals.  Tracks and improves compensation programs and systems.  Responds to information requests, handles related regulatory requests and develops ad hoc management reports.
  • Processes merit employee salary adjustments, short-term incentives and bonus programs for Hawaiian Electric Company, Hawaiian Electric Industries and its subsidiaries.
  • Collaborates with other HR divisions and departments to clarify and communicate compensation policy and programs, recommend compensation related solutions and ensure proper documentation requirements are met.
  • Develops tools and materials to communicate and implement compensation plans and programs.  Develops and conducts management presentations as needed.

Knowledge Requirements

  • Working knowledge of human resource principles and practices.
  • Working knowledge of compensation principles including position descriptions, job evaluations, salary structure, salary administration, bonus/incentives and market pricing.
  • Extensive working knowledge of business statistics and applications normally acquired through college level courses or equivalent experience.
  • Working knowledge of state and federal labor laws and regulations.
  • Extensive working knowledge of computer database management, spreadsheets, word processing and graphic applications.

Skills Requirements

  • Ability to work accurately, maintain confidentiality, remain flexible and display professionalism in a demanding environment.
  • Demonstrated conflict resolution skills and ability to work with and influence a variety of individuals.
  • Excellent written, oral and presentation skills to communicate effectively with all levels of the organization, often dealing with sensitive, difficult or confrontational issues.
  • Strong organizational, administrative, and computational skills required to handle complex systems projects and programs with minimal supervision.
  • Ability to manage details without losing sight of broad goals.
  • Strong analytical and conceptual skills required to assess moderate to complex organizational design issues, provide sound advice and recommendations and conduct sound job evaluations.
  • Ability to apply technical concepts and methodologies to large amounts of data using Microsoft Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint and Outlook.
  • Ability to apply problem-solving skills, solve difficult problems, and learn quickly when facing new problems.

Experience requirements include:

    • Bachelor's degree in business, human resources, math/statistics or related subject.
    • Minimum 5 years exempt-level experience in human resources, preferably in salary administration and/or organizational design.
    • Minimum 3 years experience researching and analyzing data, and developing/communicating corporate policies to all levels of employment. 
    • Experience in developing and implementing organizational systems preferred.

      To apply online, please visit:

       hawaiianelectric.com/careers  and login to your iRecruitment account or call our employment hotline at: (808) 543-4611.

      Compensation and Benefits Specialist 
       Bank of Hawaii  (9/1/2017)

      Under the direction of the HR Manager, the HR Specialist is responsible for the research, analysis, design, maintenance, and reporting of Compensation and Benefit (welfare, fringe and retirement) plans. Assists in business unit’s compliance with applicable laws, regulations, regulatory requirements and Bank policies and procedures.

      Essential duties include:

      • Identifies needs and/or opportunities for total rewards improvements and recommends/implements changes based on analysis, employee feedback, market trends and changes in regulations.  
      • Implements compensation and benefit plan design changes, enhancements, and/or new programs.  Reviews all process changes and enhancements to ensure continued compliance.  Documents and maintains procedures.
      • Reviews, analyzes and compiles variable pay plan information for executive reporting.  
      • Assists variable pay plan owners/administrators with incentive plan revisions.  Provides guidance and recommendations to the business on a variety of compensation issues including the setting of appropriate pay levels and pay mix (i.e. base pay, incentives).  May lead annual Focal Review process for the Bank. 
      • Reviews, analyzes and recommends leveling of positions and overall job structure for the Bank.  Researches and gathers market data from various external and internal sources to perform comparative analysis.  Works with managers and business units to complete evaluations on a timely basis.
      • Assists in resolving problems or issues.  May involve facilitating various human resources training/education sessions. 
      • Participates and takes an active leadership role in department/division/corporate responsibilities/projects.  Keeps abreast of best practices and any regulatory changes pertaining to compensation and benefits.   
      • Works with closely with the HR Service Center and other departments to develop new wellbeing programs and strategies to improve the overall wellbeing of employees. 
      • Performs all other miscellaneous responsibilities and duties as assigned. Serves as back up to other HR Specialists.  Trains others in the department or support areas as it relates to responsibilities.  Cross trains in other HR areas as needed.
        Minimum requirements include:
        • Educational requirements:  Bachelor’s degree from accredited institution or equivalent work experience.  Entry level coursework in accounting or equivalent work experience preferred.

        • Experience:  Requires an appropriate working knowledge of federal and state labor laws and regulations (ERISA, ACA, FLSA, COBRA, etc.) and other federal and state laws and regulations (Tax Code, Hawaii Prepaid Health Care Act, etc.) impacting compensation and benefit administration.  Also requires knowledge of alternatives and best practices.

        • Technical skills: Demonstrated proficiency and expertise with personal computers in a networked environment and Microsoft applications (Outlook, Word, Excel, Access and Power Point) or similar software.  Knowledge of or ability to use Bank systems and software.  Familiarity with Lawson HCM System or similar system is preferred.

         For a complete job description and to apply online, please visit:

        HRIS Specialist  JTB Hawaii, Inc. (8/21/2017)

        Under the general direction of the Corporate Director of Human Resources, this position will work closely with the project team on human resources information system implementation and maintenance.  This position is also responsible for delivering all facets of recruiting success throughout the organization, through the development of recruiting plans, employing traditional sourcing strategies and resources as well as developing new, creative recruiting ideas. 

         Essential duties include:

        • Responsible as the point of contact with the provider for the recruitment tracking system and coordinates the implementation, maintenance and training of the system.
        • Participates with the project team in the planning, implementation and training of the human resources information system.  Assists in identifying data fields needed for tracking of data for completion of various reporting requirements.
        • Responsible for all recruitment activities including advertising, pre-screening, interviewing and processing viable candidates for division and areas of responsibility within the organization.   Achieves staffing objectives by recruiting and evaluating job candidates, advising hiring managers, and handles all aspects of on-boarding process including performing reference and background checks.
        • Recommends establishment of procedures for recruitment and placement.  Directs or performs the design and placement of employment advertising.
        • Handles employee relations issues with company personnel and management and is involved in meetings with employees, mediation between staff, communication with managers, conflict resolution and retention of employees.
        • Updates and maintains job descriptions in consultation with management.

        Minimum requirements include:

        • Read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals or governmental regulations.  
        • Write reports, business correspondence, and policies/procedures manuals.  
        • Effectively present information and respond to questions from managers, employees, and the general public.  
        • Knowledge of principles and practices of human resources administration; applicable federal, state, and local laws, regulations, ordinances, and policies.  
        • Relate to and handle people effectively, fairly and with respect. 


        • College degree or equivalent
        • Three to five years or more of related experience and/or training; or
        • Equivalent combination of education and experience.
        • Prior experience with Ceridian or other payroll/recruitment system preferred.
        • Prior project management experience is preferred.
        • Ability to speak, read, write Japanese is preferred.
        To apply, please send resume to: jobs@jtb-hawaii.com


        HR Manager  JTB Hawaii, Inc. (8/21/2017)

        Under general direction of Corporate Director of Human Resources, develops, implements and coordinates policies and programs encompassing all aspects of human resources management: including employment, labor relations, wage and salary administration, compensation and benefits, training, placement, and employee services.

        Essential duties include:
        • Responsible for all areas of human resources for company:  Develops, implements, monitors, enforces, updates, and maintains company policies and procedures, rules and regulations, and employee handbook; manages all phases of employment including recruitment, advertising, interviewing, screening, hiring, training, and termination.  Counsels employees when necessary.
        • Advises and serves as a resource to the management staff and employees regarding personnel policies, procedures and practices, labor laws, employees’ and employer’s rights and regulatory compliance.  May seek advice from professional consultants for resolution of human relations and work performance problems within the company.  Acts as a facilitator in employee/employer disputes or grievances; responsible for resolution of disputes.
        • Keeps abreast of employment and labor related laws and regulatory requirements, and disseminates pertinent information to top management when necessary.  Consults with external professionals and authorities such as advisors, attorneys and government agencies when necessary; acts as company representative in case of any legal issues.
        • Participates in resolving human relations and work performance problems within the company.  Acts as a facilitator in employee/employer disputes or grievances; responsible for resolution of the disputes.

        Minimum requirements include:

        • Leadership, self-confidence, motivation, decisiveness, flexibility, sound business judgment, and determination.
        • Must have knowledge, experience and understanding of the following Leadership competencies:  Financial Management, Leadership, Customer Knowledge, People Development, Communication and Vision.
        • Must be detailed oriented, highly accurate, conscientious, and able to work independently and with a team, be creative, and possess strong organizational skills.
        • Must possess strong interpersonal and exceptional problem solving skills.
        • Knowledge of the structure and content of the English language, including the meaning and spelling of words, rules of composition, and grammar.
        • Knowledge of principles and processes involved in business an organizational planning, coordination, and execution.  This includes strategic planning, resource allocation, leadership techniques, and production methods.
        • Knowledge of principles and practices involved in personnel/human resource functions.  This includes recruitment, selection, training, and promotion regulations and procedures; compensation and benefits packages; and personnel/payroll information systems.


        • Bachelor’s degree; or
        • Ten years related experience and/or training;
        • Any suitable combination of education and experience will be considered.
        • At least five years of supervisory experience.

          To apply, please send resume to: jobs@jtb-hawaii.com

          Senior HR Administrator (Benefits/Leaves/Performance Management)  Finance Factors (8/16/2017)

          Essential duties include:

          • Manages benefit plans (health & welfare: health, dental, life, AD&D,LTD), 401K, executive non-qualified deferred, bank regulatory compliance program inclusive of all regulatory matters. 
          • Manages the automated performance appraisal system – Halogen, and backup administrator for ADP.  
          • Manages and implements programs, projects, and initiatives in support of Company’s strategic business goals and objectives.  
          Minimum requirements include:
          • Three to five years of progressively responsible experience in human resources with specialty in benefits, compensation, performance management systems, and payroll experience.
          • Bachelor’s degree in human resources or related field or equivalent experience required 
          • Proficiency in MS Office required
          • HRIS experience (ADP, Halogen Performance Management)
          • Strong communication, organization, and interpersonal skills.
          • Strong project management skills including ability to plan, organize, prioritize and meet multiple demands

          To learn more and apply for this position, please visit: 

          Recruiting Coordinator  Y. Hata (8/9/2017)

          The Recruiting Coordinator position is responsible for interviewing, testing and referring applicants for clerical, technical, administrative and management positions throughout the company. This position must possess considerable skill in interviewing techniques, a good knowledge of all clerical and specialized functions in the company, a basic understanding of the company's organizational structure as well as an extensive knowledge of personnel policy and procedure and federal and state laws regarding employment practices. 

          Essential duties include:

            • Partners with HRBP’s and hiring manager to determine staffing needs. 
            • Screens resumes, interview candidates (by phone or in person), administer appropriate assessments, reference/background checking, make recommendations for hire (or not hire) and deliver employment offers for both exempt and non-exempt position openings within an assigned territory. 
            • Uses traditional and non-traditional resources to identify and attract quality candidates such as career fairs, on-line job fairs, community network events, etc. 
            • Administers the Applicant Tracking System (ATS) and internal and external job boards
            • Develops advertising programs (internal and external) in order to ensure high visibility with potential candidates. 
            • Follows up with candidates and hiring managers to ensure updated information on the interview process status.

            Minimum requirements include:

              • Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources, Business Management or equivalent experience.
              • Two years of recruiting experience.
              • One year of experience using an HRIS (Preferrably ADP).
              • Must possess a high level of verbal and written communication skills.
              • Must maintain confidentiality and integrity of all sensitive data.
              • Must be able to demonstrate proficiency will all Microsoft Office applications (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.).
              • Must have excellent judgment in all matters related to this position.
              • Ability to be organized, multi-tasked, and be very flexible with changing priorities.
                To learn more and apply for this position, please visit:  

                Senior Benefits Specialist  First Hawaiian Bank (8/8/2017)

                Join First Hawaiian Bank for this exciting role on our Benefits Team! 

                Essential duties include:

                • Manages the administration of employee health and wellness benefits and programs for all levels of employees in different employment statuses (e.g. newly hired, active, leave, retired, terminated)
                •  Ensures that such programs and initiatives are communicated, processed, and delivered within company and regulatory requirements, while being in alignment with and support of the overall strategic direction of Human Resources Division (HRD).

                Minimum requirements include:

                • Looking for a self-motivated individual with a Bachelor's degree and/or
                • 5 years’ experience in benefit administration and/or Human Resources
                • Knowledge of applicable state and federal rules and regulations required
                • Benefits administration experience in a large company (1,000+ employees) preferred
                • PeopleSoft and ProBusiness experience highly desirable.
                • Excellent customer service skills and professionalism via telephone, e-mail, and in-person.
                • Attention to detail and accuracy a must with excellent follow-through
                • Able to handle confidential matters judiciously
                • Able to work under pressure with multiple deadlines
                • Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications (Word, Excel, Outlook)
                • Able to work a flexible schedule to include holidays and weekends as needed to meet deadlines
                To learn more and apply for this position, please visit:  

                HR Payroll Assistant  JTB Hawaii, Inc. (8/7/2017)

                Essential duties include:

                • Assist in all aspects of payroll, including auditing time & attendance hours work, paid & non-paid leaves & calculation of special pay.
                • Conduct Time & Attendance Software Training & answer any inquiries regarding the program. 
                • Ensure the hours are paid timely and accurate in accordance with payroll rules & procedures.

                Minimum requirements include:

                • Organized, detailed professional with minimum 3-4 years of payroll or payroll related experience and/or training. 
                • Working knowledge of excel, as well as other basic software.  
                • Knowledge of principles and practices of wage and hour regulations, payroll regulatory requirements, federal and state tax and other regulations pertinent to payroll. 
                • Working knowledge and skills with computerized systems and software, including human resources management system, payroll system, time clock system, word processing and spreadsheets.  Cerdian TimePro and/or HPW system preferred.

                To apply, please send resume to: jobs@jtb-hawaii.com

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